When: Fri., April 27
The inaugural Kent American Roots Music Festival features Americana, bluegrass and country acts performing at venues throughout downtown Kent. Local acts such as singer-songwriter Brent Kirby, Rachel Brown and the Beatnik Playboys, Hey Mavis and the Thor Platter Band are all slate d to perform. Consult the website for a schedule of events and a map of the participating clubs. (Niesel) kentamericanroots.com.